In the cold, our bodies naturally attempt to warm us up. Shivering is a sign that the body is trying to bring your body temperature back up. Humans are not the only beings that need to stay warm when it’s cold. Layer upon layer provides additional shelter for us from the cold, but it’s likely that you’re not putting a coat on your dog to take it for a walk this winter. Dogs must rely on their natural biology to keep them warm.
Dogs, just like humans, have features that help keep them warm. Based on dailydogdiscoveries.com, here are some facts about how dogs are biologically designed to stay warm.
This winter, please do not make the mistake of thinking that your dog’s fur is warm enough for frigid temperatures. Even with these special features, dogs still get cold. Refer back to yesterday’s blog post to discover ways to keep your dog warm.
By: KayLynn P.